Health workers in Ukraine have been protesting against the poor conditions and low wages. We republish the following by Hanna Sokolova from the Open Democracy site. It took only 24 hours for Nina Kozlovska’s post to go viral. “One night I came home from work, opened Facebook and wrote everything that was in my soul: … Continue reading Ukrainian health workers challenge low pay and poor conditions
by Kostyantyn Maleoniuk A second phase of the medical reforms has begun in Ukraine in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The reform will cut off some hospitals from funding and in no way improve the situation of others. The main object of the reform is to divert the scant state funding to private medical … Continue reading REFORM DURING THE PLAGUE. WHY MEDICAL STAFF ARE AGAINST THE REFORMS OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM
The Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NGPU) reports that union members are placed under pressure and have their labour rights violated at mines owned by Evraz Sukha Balka in the Dnepropetrovsk region of Ukraine. Private security employed by the company regularly conducts searches of workers.
The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign held a successful briefing on the current situation in Ukraine in Parliament on Tuesday 24th October hosted by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell.
The Eastern Human Rights Group (EHRG) – a lawyers’ collective that gives support to individuals, workplace collectives and community groups – is working with other activists to set up territorially-based workers’ organisations that will embrace the employed, unemployed and precariously employed.